The Prodigal Son and Fasting

Through the parable of today's Gospel, Luke 15:11-32, our Saviour has set forth three things for to realize:   the condition (length and severity) of the sinner,   the rule of repentance,   and the greatness of God's compassion. Those who have wrought many great iniquities, usually have persisted in them for a long time, … Continue reading The Prodigal Son and Fasting

Are The Gideons related to the Judge Gideon?

The short answer is Yes.   So why are they the Gideons? The organization, The Gideons International,  takes its name from the Biblical figure Gideon, depicted in Judges 6. They are traditional, evangelical Christians and believe and teach the basics of orthodox Christian doctrine. They began their work distributing free Bibles in 1908 by placing … Continue reading Are The Gideons related to the Judge Gideon?